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Robyn Pashby, Ph.D.

Dealing with Post-Covid Weight Gain: Think Brain, Body and Behavior

October 21, 2021

The last 18+ months have been emotionally and physically draining. We have been pushed to our limits in almost every regard. Responding to an unpredictable threat like the COVID-19 pandemic evokes the stress response – which has many serious physical and mental health consequences. The American Psychological Association published a survey way back in March…

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Plan For Now, Plan For Later – Thinking About the Big Picture with Covid

April 25, 2020
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Coronavirus Time: Mental and Physical Health for Those Not Infected

April 1, 2020

(Robyn Pashby, PhD- Psychologist) There are two pandemics. The virus makes the headlines, but the anxiety that is sweeping the nation just a few steps behind (or in some cases a few steps in front of) the virus has serious and lasting consequences. Much like the virus itself, the mental health impact of this situation…

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Weight Bias

October 14, 2019

If you are living with overweight or obesity, then you may have already experienced a host of weight-related consequences. No, I am not referring to the standard medical warnings you’ve heard over the years, like monitoring your blood pressure or being tested for diabetes. Instead, I am referring to the pervasive weight-related bias that affects…

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